- Wolf plans to 'soon' unveil new choice to head state police Updated: Aug-02-15 11:18 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Wolf is preparing to name his pick to lead the Pennsylvania State Police, a decision sure to be closely scrutinized after his initial choice became the first such nominee to be voted down in recent memory.
- State police probe report that trooper posted racial joke Updated: Aug-01-15 7:01 pm
WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania State Police officials say they are investigating reports that a trooper made a racial joke earlier this year on a social media site.
- Panepinto files signatures in independent run for high court Updated: Jul-31-15 4:59 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A Philadelphia judge says he's submitted more than 28,000 signatures to the Pennsylvania Department of State in an effort to become the first independent or minor-party candidate to make the state Supreme Court ballot in more than two decades.
- State of the Race: The campaign for Pennsylvania's US seat Updated: Jul-26-15 10:49 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Democrats can expect to decide a primary contest in nine months to see who will challenge U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican who is seeking his second six-year term in the 2016 election. The seat is expected to be crucial to determining control of the U.S. Senate, and Democrats hope their four-to-three registration advantage in Pennsylvania and heightened voter interest in the presidential election will deliver a victory to their eventual nominee. Here is a look at the race and the candidates:
- Wolf seeks review amid outcry over Planned Parenthood video Updated: Jul-24-15 12:02 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Wolf says his administration is taking steps to make sure that human fetal tissue isn't being sold commercially in Pennsylvania.
- Gov. Wolf names Isenhour to succeed chief of staff McGinty Updated: Jul-23-15 1:10 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Wolf tapped to his top liaison to state lawmakers to become his next chief of staff on Thursday as her predecessor prepares to run for U.S. Senate.
- Official: Pennsylvania governor's aide preparing Senate bid Updated: Jul-22-15 6:42 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The top aide to Pennsylvania's governor resigned Wednesday in preparation to run for U.S. Senate in 2016 in a state seen by Democrats as key to helping them regain the chamber's majority.
- Resentencing hearing remains open in old murder case Updated: Jul-22-15 5:37 pm
UNIONTOWN, Pennsylvania - The state Supreme Court has rejected a request to close a western Pennsylvania courtroom for a resentencing hearing in a decades-old murder case.
- Burn to step down as chairman of Pennsylvania Democrats Updated: Jul-21-15 11:26 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's Democratic Party chairman says he's stepping down, a year after a fight with Gov. Tom Wolf over the job.
- Studies continue into 70 mph speed limit possibility Updated: Jul-19-15 12:35 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania motorists who gravitate toward the left lane may have to wait a bit longer to learn whether state policymakers consider it safe to increase interstate speed limits to 70 mph.
- State Police say troopers shoot man who fired at them Updated: Jul-18-15 8:22 pm
LETTERKENNY, Pennsylvania - State Police say troopers in southern Pennsylvania have shot a man who fired at them, striking a trooper in the leg.
- Pennsylvania AG says decision to charge her is in DA's hands Updated: Jul-14-15 1:26 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's attorney general said Tuesday that prosecutors in the Philadelphia suburbs have not told her how soon they will decide whether to charge her in a grand jury leak investigation.
- Senate OKs bill to require pre-conviction DNA from suspects Updated: Jul-13-15 6:47 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - State senators are trying again to widen DNA sampling from suspects accused of certain crimes, passing a bill for the third time in four years Monday to expand the state's existing sampling and storage of DNA.
- Wolf vetoes GOP's pension bill, Republicans 'dismayed' Updated: Jul-09-15 2:46 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Wolf shot down another key Republican agenda item Thursday, vetoing a GOP-crafted bill to overhaul Pennsylvania's two major public employee pension systems, saying it would provide no immediate cost savings and inadequate long-term savings.
- The Latest: Senator says sales, income tax hikes won't fly Updated: Jul-07-15 3:28 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The latest news from discussions between Gov. Tom Wolf and top Pennsylvania lawmakers about a week-old budget impasse (all times local):
- Pennsylvania lawmakers consider changes to open-records law Updated: Jul-03-15 11:25 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A 2009 law that made wholesale changes to Pennsylvania's open records law has been praised for expanding the universe of government records available to the public and improving the process by which people can obtain records.